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Title: Desire for greater clarity when defining 'cognitive remediation' in reviews of treatment efficacy for schizophrenia.
Epworth Authors: Ponsford, Jennie
Other Authors: Bryce, S. D.
Rossell, Susan
Keywords: Cognitive Remediation
CR
Therapeutic Intervention
Schizophrenia
Traumatic Brain Injury
TBI
Cognitive Outcomes
Psychosocial Outcomes
Cognitive Rehabilitation
Cognitive Ompairment
Restorative
Psychosocial Skills
Treatment Definition
Treatment Protocol
Neural Circuitry
Contextualisation
Meta-Analyses
Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Richmond, VIC, Australia
Issue Date: May-2016
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2016 May;50(5):497.
Abstract: In the last 15 years, cognitive remediation (CR) has emerged as a promising therapeutic intervention for improving cognitive and psychosocial outcomes in people with schizophrenia. As defined by the Cognitive Remediation Experts Working Group (2012), CR represents a training-based therapy ‘targeting cognitive deficits (attention, memory, executive function, social cognition, or meta-cognition) … with the ultimate goal of improving functional outcomes’ that are durable over time. Similar iterations have been cited previously. Nevertheless, we raise the possibility of inconsistencies in the application of this definition.
Description: Letter to the editor.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/987
DOI: 10.1177/0004867415617838
PubMed URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26607301
ISSN: ‎0004-8674
1440-1614
Journal Title: Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia.
Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Sciences Research Centre, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia Psychiatry, St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia.
Appears in Collections:Mental Health
Neurosciences
Rehabilitation

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